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Postal Stamp Image : 125 YEARS OF MUMBAI PORT TRUST 1849 Indian Post
Stamp Issue Date : 26/06/1999
Postage Stamp Dinomination : 3.00
Postal Stamp Serial Number : 1849
Postal Stamp Name : 125 YEARS OF MUMBAI PORT TRUST
Stamp Information : Mumbai Port - known as the "Gatway of India" or the "Nations Window to the outside World" has made a significant contribution to the nation's trade and commerce. Strategically situated at the mid-point on the west coast and gifed with a magnificent natural harbour of 400 sq Kms. Mumbai Port has been the country's premier port for several decades. The Mumbai (Bombay as it was then known ) Port Trust was constituted on 26.06.1873 for the administrations of the affairs of the port and take care of the interest of trade endangered by the possession by private companies of a nonopoly of landing and shifting facilities.
Philatelic Stamp Description : Text, Stamp FDC & Cancellation design by Mumbai Port Trust.
Stamp Currency : R
Stamp Type : COMMEMORATIVE
Stamp Language : English
Stamp Overall Size : 4.06 X 2.28 cms
Postal Stamp Print Size : 3.71 x 2.3 cms.
Number of Stamps Per Sheet : 50
Stamp Perforations : 13 x 13
Postal Stamp Shape : Horizontal
Postage Stamp Paper : Unwatermarked adhesive Gravure coated stamp paper
Indian Stamp Process : Photogravure
Number of stamps printed : 0.7 million
Stamp Printed At : India Security Press
Indian Stamp's Color : Blue Grey
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